English and Creative Writing

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BA (Hons) Creative Writing
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BA (Hons) English
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) via Creative Practice
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

BA (Hons) Creative Writing
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BA (Hons) English
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) via Creative Practice
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

Welcome to English and Creative Writing

Find your literary voice and strengthen your bond with literature with our English and Creative Writing degree courses!

Our English and Creative Writing courses within the Bolton School of the Arts both rank number one for student satisfaction in the North West as per The Complete University Guide 2020 for the fourth year in a row. Moreover, our English and Creative writing department is ranked number one in the UK for both teaching quality and student experience by The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022. Our courses support you to creatively appreciate the great works of literature and contemporary writing while also helping you discover your literary potential.


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Crafting Compelling Stories: Tips for Aspiring Writers

03 May 23

Every story has a heart - a pulse that keeps readers gripped from the first word to the last.As a writer, it’s your responsibility to breathe life into your words to ensure readers remain interested. This is a challenging yet ex...

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How to Write an Engaging and Compelling Story

20 Feb 23

So, you want to be a writer? There’s something fascinating about creative writing… As Alisha Weir said in the newly released Matilda the Musical (originally written by Roald Dahl); reading a book is like a ...

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Creative Writing – Three Methods To Improve Your Writing Skills

03 Feb 23

Creative writing is an art. And like everything artistic, it requires imagination. Whether it is a poem, story, blog, or any other form of writing, the writer must use imagination and expression to evoke emotio...

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Celebrities Who Studied English and Creative Writing

24 Nov 22

 At the University of Bolton, you can create a master's degree tailored to meet your needs. Through various engaging projects, you can develop your creative practice as part of this new and exciting

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How to Write your UCAS Personal Statement

02 Nov 22

The personal statement is a key part of your UCAS application. It's your chance to describe your ambitions, skills, and experience to your five chosen university choices. You'll need to write it in 650 words or less. So, what should you ...

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Psychological Benefits of Creative Writing

25 Oct 22

In an age of digitisation and technology, creative writing has emerged as the next hot topic. From bloggers to marketers, it has become an enjoyable career for many. Creative writing is on its way to becoming one of the highest-p...

Testimonials

Aidan Matear

Creative Writing | 2018

"The course was challenging, exciting, hard work and extremely rewarding. It was invigorating to explore the demands of writing poetry, prose and fiction, whilst being guided and encouraged by a team of enthusiastic and supportive staff. "

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Hannah Hatchman

English | 2018

"Studying English at the University of Bolton ensured that I was prepared to enrol on a School Direct postgraduate course to become an English secondary school teacher. Not only did I have the necessary subject knowledge but I also had the confidence to teach the subject to a class full of eager students."

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Alan Brenik

Creative Writing | 2017

"Studying Creative Writing at the University of Bolton was one of the most rewarding things I’ve ever done. There’s a real feeling of community at the University, and the course helped me grow as a writer and paved the way for my career in publishing."

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Suzanne Evans

Writer/Editor |

"The programmes of study are relevant and balance contemporary practice with foregrounding and understanding of context and tradition. There is an emphasis on developing real-world skills that will equip students in their on-going development as writers."

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